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Cabinet paper lodged 10 December 2020. Cabinet minute dated 26 January 2021.
Extract from Cabinet Decision CBC-20-SUB-0129: Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime: Approval to Accede (January 2021).
Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime: Approval to Accede
Portfolio Digital Economy and Communications
- This paper seeks agreement for New Zealand to accede to the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime, also known as the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime (hereafter ‘the Convention’). It provides a report back on public consultation and final advice on legislative and financial implications, following Cabinet’s ‘in principle’ decision on accession in June 2020.